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Research Grants Received

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Wootton, L. 2012.  Installation of ceramic window films to reducing heating and cooling costs in a circa 1964 classroom building.  Independent College Fund of New Jersey.  $5000.

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Wootton, L, and Yergeau, S. (Rutgers University) 2012. Developing the Sampling Protocols and Competencies Needed to Monitor Effectiveness of a Rain Garden Designed for Nitrogen Removal. New Jersey Sea Grant.   $5000

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Wootton, L. 2011.  Invasive sedge control and native species restoration at Island Beach State Park, Ocean County, New Jersey.  Mid Atlantic Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species.  $15,000

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Wootton, L.  2010. Asiatic Sand Sedge Eradication and Native Dune Restoration (NJ).  National Fish and Wildlife Federation. (Additional in kind services are also being provided for this project by NJ FWS.  $40,000).

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Wootton L., Burkitt J. (Brookdale Community College), Bossart P. (Cape May Mosquito Commission) and Rowe P. (New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium). 2008-2010. Assessing the Impact of the Invasive Asiatic Sand Sedge, Carex kobomugi, on Coastal Dune Communities in New Jersey. New Jersey Sea Grant.  $146,058.

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Wootton L. and Bilderback M. 2007. Increasing public awareness for the need for water conservation within the Barnegat Bay Watershed.   Barnegat Bay National Estuary Program$7,200. 

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 Wootton, L and Gallagher, C.  2007.  Creation of an Integrated Curriculum Unit Centered Around Invasive Species, Phragmites australis (Common Reed). US EPA $10,600.

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Wootton, L and Weber A.  2006.  Developing the proficiency to monitor PolyBrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) contamination levels in the Barnegat Bay.  ADEMAS.  $2500.

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Bergman, C and Wootton, L. 2006-7.  Building opportunities for directed independent research for undergraduate.  $7500.  Pfizer PURE grant

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Wootton, L and Weber A. 2005. Developing the proficiency to monitor PolyBrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) contamination levels in the Barnegat Bay.  New Jersey SeaGrant.  $5000

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Wootton, L.S. 2004. Use of GIS to map extent and monitor spread rates of Carex kobomugi  in New Jersey.  Anderson Rogers Foundation.  $7000.

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Wootton, L.S. 2004. Continuing study of Carex kobomugi: Assessing spread rates and management strategies.  Georgian Court University Provost's summer research grant.  $5000 

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Wootton. L.S.  2004. Increasing Public Awareness of Invasive Species:  Creation of a traveling exhibit designed to educate the pubic about this issue using Phramites australis as a case study.  ADEMAS Foundation Grant.  $5000

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Wootton. L.S. 2004. Continuing study of Carex kobomugi: Assessing spread rates and management strategies.  ADEMAS Foundation Grant.   $2500

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Wootton. L.S. 2003.  Walmart Environmental Grant.   Awarded to support ongoing research on the invasive sedge, Carex kobomugi. $500

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Wootton, L.S. and R. Youhas. 2002-3. Comparison of standing stocks and degradation rates of Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima in Barnegat Bay seagrass beds, and of the food value of resulting detrital materials for the amphipod Gammarus mucronatus$553 from the Barnegat Bay Environmental Grant Fund (Trust for Public Lands)

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Wootton, L.S.  Bologna, P.  Fiorile, R and Youhas, Y. 2002-3.  Comparison of Biomass, Detrital Dynamics and Faunal Composition in Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima Beds in Barnegat Bay; Implications for the Role of Seagrass Beds as Essential Fish Habitat.  $7000  New Jersey Sea Grant Seed Money.

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Wootton, L.S. and Gross M.  2002-3.  Assessment of the Spread Rates and Mechanisms of Propagation/Expansion of Carex kobomugi stands in New Jersey Coastal Regions.   $5000.  New Jersey Sea Grant Discretionary Funds.

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Wootton, L.S.  2002-3.  Assessment of the Spread Rates and Mechanisms of Propagation/Expansion of Carex kobomugi stands in New Jersey Coastal Regions.  $5000.  Georgian Court College Faculty Summer Research Grant Money.

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Wootton, L.S. and R.W. Zimmerman.  1998-9.   Water Quality and Biomass of Zostera marina (eelgrass) in three beds in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey.  $1800  from the Barnegat Bay Environmental Grant Fund (Trust for Public Lands)

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